Selbu Mittens (In-Person Class)

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In this class you will learn all the basics of working stranded colorwork knitting. This class will give you every skill you need in order to knit your own pair of Norwegian-style Selbu Mittens. We will cover reading a chart, yarn management, and the various options for hand positions for both comfort and speed. This class is ideal for those who already know how to knit and purl in the round (using double pointed needles or magic loop method), but are ready to try colorwork for the first time.



  • Pattern: Selbu Mittens by Skeindeer Knits available in store for purchase or on here.

  • 2 colors of DK weight yarn, 50g each. Rauma Strikkegarn is recommended.

  • Size is determined by needle size and your gauge measurement. 
    The grey sample was made using 4 mm (US 6) and 3.5 mm (US 4) mm needles, in your preference of magic loop or double pointed needles.

  • Sizes1 (2) 3 (4)

The grey sample was made in size 2, and the burgundy sample in size 3.
Different sizes are achieved with different gauges by using bigger needles for bigger sizes and smaller needles for smaller sizes. 
Sizing: Mitten circumference: 20 (21.7) 23.6 (26) cm / 7.75 (8.5) 9.25 (10.25)”

  • To be worn with 3 cm / 1.25” positive ease 

  • stitch markers

  • tapestry needle 


Homework will need to be completed between classes!

Instructor: Brenna

Class Cancellation Policy: 

In order to receive a refund for a class, cancellation must be made 48 hours prior to the class starting. NO refunds will be made after the class has begun.

Category: class, colorwork, knitting

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